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What Do You Know About Shadows? A Review of Class: Season One

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Coal Hill Academy. If you’re a Doctor Who fan, you might remember the name. Or you might not. Coal Hill is the school where Doctor Who first began in 1963. It was the opening setting for “An Unearthly Child,” which featured the Doctor’s granddaughter (!!), Susan, as a student. Two of her teachers become the Doctor’s first (unrelated) traveling companions.…

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Mind Over Matter: Preparing for NaNoWriMo

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November is fast approaching and all writers know exactly what that means! Dishes piling up in the sink, laundry left unwashed, and crazy, manic (and sometimes panicked!) writing sprints at all hours. Also, coffee. Lots of coffee. Without going into too much detail (because you can check out all the info on their website), National Novel Writing Month runs the…

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My Favorite Things: Time Traveling Historians, Claustrophobic Horror, Cheap Ebooks and Magic Wands

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They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week includes time travel antics, a horror film filled with the best twists and turns, a great website for finding cheap…

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11.22.63 and the Time Travel Problem

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I’m currently listening to the audiobook version of Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking. It’s a really interesting book about how we think we think versus how we actually think. I highly recommend it! Also, it’s preparing my brain to think about time travel. I recently binged-watched 11.22.63, which is a mini-series based on Stephen King’s book of the same name. Now, the…

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My Favorite Things: History-Based Television, Geeky Productivity Apps, Villainous Soundtracks, and Catching Them All

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They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week’s column includes a television show tailor made for Game of Thrones fans, more love for the Suicide Squad soundtrack, and…

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